Science Fair Project Help

Ideas and Tips for Winning Projects

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Science fair projects are a great way to learn about the scientific method, experimentation, and science concepts. However, it can be difficult to know where to start when you need a project idea. Sometimes you already have a great idea but have problems with the project or questions about the report, judging, display, or presentation. Here are some resources to give you the help you need.

Find a Project Idea

Project Ideas by Grade Level

Getting Started with your Project

What Is a Science Fair Project?
Doing Your Science Fair Project
Science Project Safety and Ethics Guidelines

Sample Experiments

Acid Rain Project
Body Temperature Experiment
Bubble Life & Temperature
Caffeine and Typing Speed
Carbon Monoxide Experiment
Earthquake Projects
Effects of Acids & Bases on Apple Browning
Head Lice Projects
Make Liquid Magnets
Snow Projects
Spider Projects
Testing Memory Experiments
Thunderstorm Projects

Presentations & Displays

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